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After a live school show in Belize, students lined up to "hug the puppet". This little girl hesitated and stared for about 15 seconds.

And, after much thoughtful consideration... DOVE into a tight hug!

Darren is available for hire as a live puppetry performer, or as a puppeteer for Commercials/TV/Movies.

Darren also teaches puppetry classes and hands on puppeteer workshops.

Darren has been a puppeteer since age 13.  In 1997 he began to tour the USA and the world, teaching puppetry to hobbyists, professionals and child education workers.  To date, Darren has taught over 20,000 puppeteers worldwide.

Additionally, In 2009 Darren co-founded, with two of his friends, a puppet manufacturing company.

You can purchase puppets and training materials from them here:  www.puppetsinc.com